Young, Richard

Last modified: May 2, 2018

Registered Psychologist
  University of British Columbia
604.822.6380
Area(s) of Interest:
  • Counselling
  • vocational psychology
  • transition to adulthood
  • action theory
 

Selected Publications:

Young, R. A. (2017). Career counselling as and about goal-directed human action. In M. McMahon (Ed.), Career counseling: Constructivist approaches (2nd ed.). New York: Taylor & Frances/Routledge.

Young, R. A., Olsen, K., & Schultz, I. (Eds.). (2016). Generating new health knowledge. In K. Olsen, R. A. Young, & I. Schultz (Eds.). Handbook of Qualitative Health Research. New York: Springer Science + Business Media.

Young, R. A. (2016). Transition-to-adulthood as goal-directed action. In J. Masdonati, M. Bangali, & L. Cournoyer (Eds.), Education et vie du travail (Vol. 1, pp. 149-172). St. Foy, QU: Presses de l’Université Laval.

Young, R. A. & Valach, L. (2016). Action and language: Contextual action theory in counselling. Revue Psychologie Française, 61, 31-42. doi.org/10.1016/j.psfr.2013.03.001
Marshall, S. K., Young, R. A., Wozniak, A., Lollis, S., Tilton-Weaver, L., Nelson, M., & Gossling, K. (2014). Parent-adolescent joint projects involving leisure time and activities during the transition to high school. Journal of Adolescence, 37, 1031-1042.

Valach, L., Michel, K., & Young, R. A. (2016). Suicide as a distorted goal-directed process: Wanting to die, killing, and being killed. Journal of Nervous & Mental Disease, 204, 812-819. doi: 10.1097/NMD.0000000000000528

Wall, J. M., Law, A. K., Zhu M., Munro, D., Parada, F., & Young, R. A. (2016).  Understanding goal-directed action in emerging adulthood: Conceptualization and method. Emerging Adulthood, 4, 30-39. doi: 10.1177/2167696815610695

Young, R. A., Valach, L., & Law, A. K. (2016). Contextual action theory: An integrative framework for qualitative health research. In K. Olsen, R. A. Young, & I. Schultz (Eds.). Handbook of Qualitative Health Research (pp. 41-60). New York: Springer Science + Business Media.

Young, R. A., Marshall, S. K., Wilson, L. J., Green, A. R., Klubben, L., Parada, F., Polak, E., Socholotiuk, K., & Zhu, M. (2015). Transition to adulthood as a peer project. Emerging Adulthood, 3, 166-178. Doi: 10.1177/2167696814559304

Valach, L., & Young, R. A. (in press). Action: A bridge between vocational and mental health counselling. British Journal of Guidance and Counselling. Available online at: http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/Qkk8UcHKqGi5XQ355I5D/ful

Young, R. A., Marshall, S. K., Stainton, T., Wall, J., Curle, D., Zhu, M., Munro, D., Murray, J., El Bouhali, A., Parada, F., & Zaidman-Zait, A. (in press). The transition to adulthood of young adults with IDD: Parents’ joint projects. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities. doi: 10.1111/jari2395

Young, R. A., Domene, J. F., & Valach, L. (Eds.) (2015).  Counseling and action: Toward life-enhancing work, relationships, and identity. New York: Springer Science+Business Media.

Young, R. A., & Valach, L. (2014). Identity and self-construction as action processes. In A. Di Fabio & J.-L. Bernaud (Eds.), The psychological construction of the identity in 21st century: A new intervention theory for developing the self in turbulent times. Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers.

Young, R. A., Domene, J. F., & Valach, L. (2015). Counseling and action. In R. A. Young, J. F. Domene, & L. Valach (Eds.), Counseling and action: Toward life-enhancing work, relationships, and identity (pp. 1-10).New York: Springer Science+Business Media.

Domene, J. F., Valach, L., & Young, R. A. (2015). Action in counseling: A contextual action theory perspective.  In R. A. Young, J. F. Domene, & L. Valach (Eds.), Counseling and action: Toward life-enhancing work, relationships, and identity (pp. 151-166).New York: Springer Science+Business Media.

Valach, L., Young, R. A., & Domene, J. F. (2015). Current counseling issues from the perspective of contextual action theory. In R. A. Young, J. F. Domene, & L. Valach (Eds.), Counseling and action: Toward life-enhancing work, relationships, and identity (pp. 167-193).New York: Springer Science+Business Media.

Valach, L., & Young, R. A. (2015). Suicide and counseling for suicdality. In R. A. Young, J. F. Domene, & L. Valach (Eds.), Counseling and action: Toward life-enhancing work, relationships, and identity (pp. 295-313).New York: Springer Science+Business Media.

Young, R. A., Valach, L., & Domene, J. F. (2015). Counseling processes and procedures. In R. A. Young, J. F. Domene, & L. Valach (Eds.), Counseling and action: Toward life-enhancing work, relationships, and identity (pp. 317-336).New York: Springer Science+Business Media.